Detroit vs Edmonton Wrap - Detroit Wins 3-2
The Oilers came up short Monday against the Red Wings, falling 3-2.
Detroit was favored by -159 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Detroit got goals from Danny Cleary, Jiri Hudler, and Drew Miller in the victory. Cleary opened the scoring at 4:33 of the first period.
Jimmy Howard turned in a 21-save effort for the Red Wings.
Edmonton got goals from Ryan Jones and Jordan Eberle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Edmonton got a 25-stop effort from Nikolai Khabibulin in the loss.
On the power play, Detroit went 0-for-2, while the Oilers were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Edmonton lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 28-23.
Next game, Detroit takes its act on the road to face Vancouver looking for another win. For Edmonton, they head home to face Minnesota.